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that was tampered with. ktvu's matt keller is live to show us how they are getting away with your money. >> reporter: this safeway here is one of two where the gift cards were found. and deputies say there may be people out there who may not realize they are victims. >> reporter: a small town in the mountains but big time thieves were hoping to profit. sheriff's deputies said workers at this safeway reported someone tampered with gift cards. >> this is a very smart scam. i looked that cards and it was hard to determine. >> reporter: look at this gift card. looks like one you would find in your store. if you look, you can see the bar barcode is not what it seems. >> they photo copy it and place it on the other cards by slipping paper in there and you would never know till you got home. >> the scam puts the money on the thieve's gift cards instead of yours. they found dozens. although no one claimed they are a victim. investigators say there may be people who may not realize they are sitting on a gift card worth nothing. >> the best way is to look online to see if the amount is on the card. if not, c
people say there needs to be more transparency of bar pilot work hours. >>> ktvu's matt keller is live near san jose's japan town to show us what happened, matt. >> reporter: julie we're on 15th street just off of taylor and the road is closed off. police are still trying to mop up and try to determine what caused the fire. it was a massive fire after firefighters were told a house and garage were on fire. firefighters sent out a second alarm. and investigators say something caused them more concerned. >> initial concerns that a citizen say this was a potential meth lab. we found there was nothing hazardous. >> reporter: we're told that an assistant principal lives inside the home. two vehicles and a boat were outside all were destroyed. the flames were fed by fuel inside those vehicles and propane tanks inside the garage. the house next door did suffer pie -- minor damage but firefighters say it could have been much worse. matt keller. >>> significant plumbing issues caused problems at the alta bates. a code dry alert was issued at 1:00 p.m. for the merit pavilion because of a disr
hours. >>> ktvu's matt keller is live near san jose's japan town to show us what happened, matt. >> reporter: julie we're on 15th street just off of taylor and the road is closed off. police are still trying to mop up and try to determine what caused the fire. it was a massive fire after firefighters were told a house and garage were on fire. firefighters sent out a second alarm. and investigators say something caused them more concerned. >> initial concerns that a citizen say this was a potential meth lab. we found there was nothing hazardous. >> reporter: we're told that an assistant principal lives inside the home. two vehicles and a boat were outside all were destroyed. the flames were fed by fuel inside those vehicles and propane tanks inside the garage. the house next door did suffer pie -- minor damage but firefighters say it could have been much worse. matt keller. >>> significant plumbing issues caused problems at the alta bates. a code dry alert was issued at 1:00 p.m. for the merit pavilion because of a disruption of the water supply. water could only be used for u
in the bay area over the past two weeks. matt keller is looking to see if there's been a run on the flu vaccine and whether there have been any shortages. matt, what did you find out. >> reporter: i spoke to the pharmacist at target over the phone they told us they still have the vaccine but demand has increased lately so it's going fast. whether it's through a shot or nasal spray, getting the flu vaccine is not fun. >> go like this. >> reporter: flu season has started early this winter and it's a doosey compared to the mild one. flu is rampant in other states but not in california, that's not stopping people from getting their vaccines. >> we're looking at children two years of age and younger are more vulnerable because of the fact they have smaller respiratory tracts. their immune system is not fully developed because they are smaller in mass size. they have a harder time fighting off the infection. >> we're definitely glad we came today. >> reporter: the public health department says there's no shortage of the vaccine but it depends on where you go. i called several target pharmacie
an artist off the field and in december he opened his own gallery in the south bay. ktvu's matt keller was there. >> vernon davis arrived in style tonight for his own party at santana row in san jose. and he brought friends. 49ers teammates olson and deshon turned out for the new gallery opening. >> have you ever been to another nfl player's art gallery opening. >> this is definitely the first. we're here to support him. >> we're family. it goes a long way. not just on the field off the field as well. it was a no brainer, i had to be here. >> vernon davis is a great football player. but under his uniform is a great artist. some of his acrylics on display in the gallery. >> basically vernon used paint to express his inner feelings. if you look around you these are all vernon's paintings. >> gallery 85 is the culmination of vernon's passion for art. it promotes appreciate for arts for kids and gives out scholarships. >> to reach out to kids to say it's safe, it's okay to be an artist. you don't have to play football or basketball to be cool. >> how does tonight's celebration compare to h
. matt keller is live where we're getting the new insight of what's next. >> reporter: the new interim chief spoke to us and said he's not a long term solution. >> reporter: the title fits the resume. larry esquivel has served 20 years most recently deputy chief before he was named interim chief. >> it was a bit of a surprise. >> reporter: esquivel says he hopes to continue some of the same policies and efforts made by moore and increase moral. but he also made it clear today that he is not applying. >> i did not for personal reasons i did not. but i'll be more than happy to take the interim position now. >> reporter: fagone hoped to have named a chief now. but tom lawrence the assistant chief in dallas and the aurora police chief said she is extended the search for a few months. >> has the mayor has to lower her expectations. >> no it's like a casting call. you know there's great candidates for the role, but nobody can be gregory penn. >> a spokesperson told me people already interviewed are also still in the running. reporting live in san jose, matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> s
to be interim chief says he doesn't want the job long term. matt keller is live where we're getting the new insight of what's next. >> reporter: the new interim chief spoke to us and said he's not a long term solution. >> reporter: the title fits the resume. larry esquivel has served 20 years most recently deputy chief before he was named interim chief. >> it was a bit of a surprise. >> reporter: esquivel says he hopes to continue some of the same policies and efforts made by moore and increase moral. but he also made it clear today that he is not applying. >> i did not for personal reasons i did not. but i'll be more than happy to take the interim position now. >> reporter: fagone hoped to have named a chief now. but tom lawrence the assistant chief in dallas and the aurora police chief said she is extended the search for a few months. >> has the mayor has to lower her expectations. >> no it's like a casting call. you know there's great candidates for the role, but nobody can be gregory penn. >> a spokesperson told me people already interviewed are also still in the running. reporting live
. matt keller is live tonight at the council meeting and says that critics say the housing prices are unfair. >> reporter: as you can see the meeting is still going, people are sitting in over flow seating. the town is considering a special zoning for this property and four others clearing the way for the possibility of high density apartments including about 250 units on this stretch of open road. >> another 60 units going in there. and then way back over there is an area that is probably going to be a lot taller and has 128 units going in there. >> reporter: the problem according to many neighbors is not affordable housing for los gatos but where these projects are going. here where the five properties are located, all within the northern part of town and all within the same raidous. 87% of the affordable housing will be in 14% of the town. >> let's spread it out and be fair. >> reporter: los gatos is in a unique position. the state requires a number of affordable housing. but others say the cost at their way of life is too high of a cost. >> our neighborhood is not against affo
for a win. matt keller, ktvu. >>> our joe fonzi has been keeping an eye on the sharks and he will have the highlights in sports. >>> a lithium battery shows signs of short circuiting. inside a lab, ntsb analysts are dissecting that charred battery piece by piece. it caught fire earlier this month inside a boeing dream liner inside of logan airport. >> we do not expect to see fire events on board aircrafts. there are multiple systems to protect against a battery event like this. those systems did not work as intended. we need to understand why. >> all 50 boeing dream liners have been grounded worldwide while investigators look at the problem. >>> a 13-year-old girl told police a man tried to kidnap her. the teen was on her way to school early last friday morning on north 33rd and james street. it was dark but a neighbor's security camera captured a blurry imagine of a girl running. there is no clear imagine of the attacker. he is described as 25 to 35 years old, possibly latino with a mustache. one woman in the neighborhood told us, her and her father recognized the sketch. >> as soon
's matt keller is live in san jose and tells us fans and busies -- businesses could not be happier even if it is a shortened season. reporter>> fans are very happy out here. the sharks just mounted an amazing come back and have just won 4-3 in a winning formula for downtown businesses, hockey in san jose, excellent for them. san jose shark fans were eager to get to the ice after nine months of no nhl hockey. >> you're excited to be back? >> absolutely. yeah. >> i've waited months for san jose to come back and play a home game. i'm so excited to watch. reporter>> if you were expecting a line of bitter fans upset over the lock out you did get a line, but this is for the shark's store. the fans eager to support their team. >> we just waited so long to get them back and i have to get a piece of whatever they have. anything new i want it. reporter>> workers were hit hard by the loss of the sharks. no games meant no work for hundreds of employees. >> work has been a lot less this season. a lot of people have been really feeling that. so we're tkphrad that they -- we're glad that they are bac
, and it beat expectations. ktvu's matt keller is live in menlow market tonight. in particular, did well in the mobile platforms, which is an area where it needs to be profitable. >> reporter: yeah, frank, facebook has focused on its mobile platforms. today's earnings shows it appears to be paying off. facebook on your phone is more than just a pretty face, it's now generating money. up from 153 million from the last quarter. >> they understand that that's a priority. that's where their members are logging on from. and it's a must do, and they're executing it. >> reporter: it's been a rocky road since facebook's ipo last may. the stock initially took a dive, and still sits about $7 less than its $38 offer price. investors question the company's ability to make money with mobile. most users access facebook through a mobile phone, or tablet computer. but mobile ads have only been used for about 9 months. >> you have to figure out a way to display ads in ways that get people's attention, but at the same time, don't overwhelm them. they're dealing with a 4 or 5- inch screen at the most. ingl
the markets closed, facebook released its latest earnings report, and it beat expectations. ktvu's matt keller is live in menlow market tonight. in particular, did well in the mobile platforms, which is an area where it needs to be profitable. >> reporter: yeah, frank, facebook has focused on its mobile platforms. today's earnings shows it appears to be paying off. facebook on your phone is more than just a pretty face, it's now generating money. up from 153 million from the last quarter. >> they understand that that's a priority. that's where their members are logging on from. and it's a must do, and they're executing it. >> reporter: it's been a rocky road since facebook's ipo last may. the stock initially took a dive, and still sits about $7 less than its $38 offer price. investors question the company's ability to make money with mobile. most users access facebook through a mobile phone, or tablet computer. but mobile ads have only been used for about 9 months. >> you have to figure out a way to display ads in ways that get people's attention, but at the same time, don't overwhelm them. th
accidents both in san josi. busiest time for accidents in the bay area was between 7:30 and 9:00. matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well, the rainfall started about 1:00 or 2:00 this afternoon across parts the bay area. picking up this evening and right now on live stormtracker 2 this happens to be the loop over the past two hours. you notice the activity moving from the south and heading to the north. we have light rain towards sfo, but the coverage has been on the increase up in parts of the north bay with few scattered rain showers towards the bogeda bay region. san francisco and oakland as we come in tighter here least some light to even moderate downpourses in tiburon. as we move the maps tot south not as much coverage here. to the west of 101 and out towards the inland east pay, this activity, the heavier cell moving to the east of the brentwood, and the stockton region. san josi right now reporting lots of cloud cover and a few light rain showers. the heavier downpours towards santa cruz. >>> and a stormwatch coverage continues on ktvu.com there you can find our stormtracker
up new emotions for the boy's family. matt keller is live in brentwood where kevin's aunt and uncle say another missing child case is giving them some hope. matt-- >> reporter: frank kevin collins aunt and uncle live here in brentwood and they said today's news gave them the most home in a long time. >> reporter: they keep a leather bag full of memorabilia and t-shirts. they said when kevin gets back they can show them everything that happened. >> it's like it happened yesterday. >> on an emotional level i don't know if we want this to turn out to be positive. you know. because there would be closure because negative because you never know. >> reporter: jacey dugard's case gave them hope. >> i kind of accepted that he is gone. but you know jacey dugard was found here. who's to say he is not alive. >> reporter: today he wanted to say thank you for the help his family received. >> i would like to say something that i never had the chance to say. and for the foundation we appreciate how much the media and the public and the families and the friends all got together and worked on this b
for the boy's family. matt keller is live in brentwood where kevin's aunt and uncle say another missing child case is giving them some hope. matt-- >> reporter: frank kevin collins aunt and uncle live here in brentwood and they said today's news gave them the most home in a long time. >> reporter: they keep a leather bag full of memorabilia and t-shirts. they said when kevin gets back they can show them everything that happened. >> it's like it happened yesterday. >> on an emotional level i don't know if we want this to turn out to be positive. you know. because there would be closure because negative because you never know. >> reporter: jacey dugard's case gave them hope. >> i kind of accepted that he is gone. but you know jacey dugard was found here. who's to say he is not alive. >> reporter: today he wanted to say thank you for the help his family received. >> i would like to say something that i never had the chance to say. and for the foundation we appreciate how much the media and the public and the families and the friends all got together and worked on this because without that there
of it is creating an open house of sorts for criminals. matt keller has details on what led up to the confrontation. >> reporter: this is the murder complaint filed today by the district attorney's office three days after the shooting at this apartment come lek. c o m p lex. this parking garage on lewis road was a crime scene after two maintenance workers confronted hernandez. >> it was shocking and now to know who they are, you think oh my god, they are so good people. it's sad. >> reporter: the other maintenance workers said the area has been plagued by burglaries and despite frequent police reports the crimes have continued. an officer revealed to me today this apartment complex had 11 car thefts in the last year. maisha taylor said her car was broken into several times and people are frustrated. >> stop breaking into people's cars everywhere not just summer breeze. >> reporter: the san jose police officers association says the department has 920 officers able to patrol the streets after 30 registration 30 -- resignations over the last 30 days. it creates a climate that people think police are
. the number 1 holiday for restaurants and bars is valentine's day. reporting live in downtown san jose. matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> bart is trying to help new year's eve partyers get home safe and sound. trains will be running until 3:00 a.m. additional trains are added for the expected crowds leaving san francisco. riders should check before hand. >>> san francisco and muni is also helping out by offering free service tonight between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. tomorrow you don't have to pay a thing. this also includes cable cars. muni will also have extra metro service to get you in and out of the downtown area. >>> aaa is bringing back its tipsy toe to keep drunk drivers off the roads. if you've had too much to drink, you can call aaa for a free ride home. that includes towing your car up to ten miles. the service is available until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, available to everyone, not just aaa members. >>> bagpipes play today as hundreds of mourners pack a church in upstate new york to pay tributes to a man who fell at the hands of a gunman christmas eve. the 19-year-old was one of two
on what started the fire. matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new details tonight in the case of a monte sereno man killed. three men are accused of the killing on november 30. police say a fourth suspect charged as an accessory to homicide has a history of prostitution. >>> a crackdown on prostitution in fairfield over the holiday weekend ended with the arrest of more than 30 people. officers say they contacted suspected prostitutes and johns online. 36 people in all were arrested on suspicion of a variety of climbs, including prostitution, weapons and drug possession, and parole and probation violations. >>> we now know the names of two people shot to death on new year's eve in sacramento. the victims were 36-year-old daniel farrior who worked as a bartender, and 35-year-old gabriel cardova who was a customer. police arrested a 22-year-old man who also suffered gunshot wounds. >>> in monterey county, sheriff deputies say an 85-year-old man could face attempted murder charges after he shot and wounded his neighbor and a goat. investigators say phillip dexter fired off his sh
when a fight broke out. matt keller witnessed the melee and tells us the incident stands from a murder case and allegations of vigilante justice. >> reporter: family and friends of 26-year-old ricardo hernandez streamed out of the courthouse this afternoon after showing up to support the second degree murder suspect. they were being taunted by the family of 36-year-old christopher soriano the man killed on december 31st in san jose in what police describe was a citizens arrest gone now.soriano's family tell us they're upset that hernandez is being shown as a hero. the man confronted him and officers say that's when hernandez shot the unarmed soriano with an illegally bought gun. >> he killed a man, a father of five children. took my son away from me. and they're saying he's a hero for a petition asking for leniency has received 500 signatures. and family says they're also getting a letter of support. >> everybody in our city feels that they are not secure and what is going to happen to them? that's why it speaks to them directly, it could be their son on either side. >> reporter: prose
. >> emotions were running high when a fight broke out. matt keller witnessed the melee and tells us the incident stands from a murder case and allegations of vigilante justice. >> reporter: family and friends of 26-year-old ricardo hernandez streamed out of the courthouse this afternoon after showing up to support the second degree murder suspect. they were being taunted by the family of 36-year-old christopher soriano the man killed on december 31st in san jose in what police describe was a citizens arrest gone now.soriano's family tell us they're upset that hernandez is being shown as a hero. the man confronted him and officers say that's when hernandez shot the unarmed soriano with an illegally bought gun. >> he killed a man, a father of five children. took my son away from me. and they're saying he's a hero for a petition asking for leniency has received 500 signatures. and family says they're also getting a letter of support. >> everybody in our city feels that they are not secure and what is going to happen to them? that's why it speaks to them directly, it could be their son
the investigation is taking some extra time, and so far no conclusion on what started the fire. matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new details tonight in the case of a monte sereno man killed. three men are accused of the killing on november 30. police say a fourth suspect charged as an accessory to homicide has a history of prostitution. >>> a crackdown on prostitution in fairfield over the holiday weekend ended with the arrest of more than 30 people. officers say they contacted suspected prostitutes and johns online. 36 people in all were arrested on suspicion of a variety of climbs, including prostitution, weapons and drug possession, and parole and probation violations. >>> we now know the names of two people shot to death on new year's eve in sacramento. the victims were 36-year-old daniel farrior who worked as a bartender, and 35-year-old gabriel cardova who was a customer. police arrested a 22-year-old man who also suffered gunshot wounds. >>> in monterey county, sheriff deputies say an 85-year-old man could face attempted murder charges after he shot and wounded his neighbor and a go
for the family. >> this is the second homicide of the year for san jose. matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the owner of a san francisco art gallery may face criminal charges after he deliberately set an exhibit on fire, which is exactly what the artist wants him to do. the interactive art exhibit is on display at the queens nails gallery at the end of valencia street near mission. it's an installation of 25,000 match sticks, and it was intentionally set on fire last night. san francisco firefighters say it could have gotten out of hand. >> it wasn't malicious, as far as we're concerned. it's basically out of ignorance where he lit it. >> deputy chief gonzalez says it's unlikely the city would have granted a permit for the exhibit, because of the inherent danger. >>> stanford researchers say they've been able to cut and paste genes that are hiv resistent into t cells, they say providing an infected person with the engineered t cells would not cure the viral infection, but they believe it could ward off immune collapse and a.i.d.s. >>> medical marijuana advocates gathered to protest the
a marijuana growing operation today right across the street from an elementary school. new at 10:00, matt keller where he talked to police about the clues that you could be living near a grow house. >> reporter: the s.w.a.t. team raided this house this morning. you can see a hole through the steel door. inside the s.w.a.t. team found an operation that has shocked neighbors. this house seems to fit in. nothing unusual about the outside but today police found this on the inside. walls knocked down to make room for more than 400 marijuana plants in different stages of growth worth about $600,000 on the street. >>> we're finding most of these grow houses are rentals. and it's costing thousands of dollars. >> it surprises me, this is a nice neighborhood. everybody knows everybody. >> reporter: nobody seemed to know liem ho. he was arrested in a different home. police say he was involved in the grow. >> my senses is, they should be here instead. >> reporter: there's signs that a home is being used. including that the tenant is never there. additional ventilation and sound of fans coming from th
this week. police here are monitoring security there. ktvu's matt keller is live at the niners new santa clara stadium, where officials are already planning to host a super bowl. >> reporter: i was told tonight by a city spokesperson that what you see behind me is as tall as the stadium is going to get. while the super bowl is being played more than 2200 miles away, some lessons there will be brought back here to santa clara. santa clara police know what it's like it to patrol. the difference between a 10,000 seat venue, and the future 49,000 seat 49er stadium is huge. that's why two officers, and a former officer are in new orleans this week to learn how security is handled at the biggest sporting event in america. >> to make sure that we learn as much as we about safety at stadiums. in all different circumstances. >> reporter: the city spokesman says the officers have been visiting several nfl stadiums in preparation for the santa clara stadium opening up for the 2014 season. the 49ers new home is also in the running to host the super bowl in 2016, or 2017. he says the work crews are f
here are monitoring security there. ktvu's matt keller is live at the niners new santa clara stadium, where officials are already planning to host a super bowl. >> reporter: i was told tonight by a city spokesperson that what you see behind me is as tall as the stadium is going to get. while the super bowl is being played more than 2200 miles away, some lessons there will be brought back here to santa clara. santa clara police know what it's like it to patrol. the difference between a 10,000 seat venue, and the future 49,000 seat 49er stadium is huge. that's why two officers, and a former officer are in new orleans this week to learn how security is handled at the biggest sporting event in america. >> to make sure that we learn as much as we about safety at stadiums. in all different circumstances. >> reporter: the city spokesman says the officers have been visiting several nfl stadiums in preparation for the santa clara stadium opening up for the 2014 season. the 49ers new home is also in the running to host the super bowl in 2016, or 2017. he says the work crews are finishing up th
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